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Dental Benefits Unraveling

Health care reform is due to bring significant changes to the payment and reimbursement of dental services, including little-noted — but not low-cost — orthodontia. Dental industry experts weigh in on the potential implications

So long, dental plan? But Lisa needs braces.

The American Association of Orthodontists says between 50% and 75% of the general population could benefit from some kind of orthodontic treatment. The majority of patients in the United States and Canada begin treatment between the ages of 9 and 14, but there has been a rise in adult treatment as well: from 1989 to 2010, the AAO says, the adult population of ortho patients is up 23%. The...

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Press Release – Acquisition


Ray Kashmiry, president of R. Kashmiry and Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has acquired a block of business from Consolidated Benefits Agency, Inc. of Akron, which will take effect April 1, 2012.

Renata Ochsenhirt will join the company and will be in charge of the Akron/Canton area while managing the acquired block of business. Renata will hold the position of Account Executive of group and individual sales.

R. Kashmiry and Associates was established in 1978 and for the past 21-years represents many statewide group organizations as well as the exclusive marketing company for the HBA/BIA of Ohio Healthcare Alliance.

This acquisition represents...

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